Pollen Raises $150M in Series C Funding


Pollen, a Los Angeles, CA and London, UK-based travel & entertainment technology company, raised $150M in Series C funding.

Kindred, Lansdowne Partners and Northzone led the round.

The company plans to use these funds to increase its number of curated experiences and to expand its global reach within the communities it serves.

Founded in 2014 by brothers Callum and Liam Negus-Fancey, Pollen provides solutions to build, curate, and deliver travel and entertainment experiences. Two offerings are offered by the company:

  • Pollen Presents creates exclusive travel experiences around people’s tastes and preferences. These experiences combine music, sport, wellness, and more to allow people to share in unique itineraries.
  • Pollen+ ensures that people get more tickets to music festivals when they book through Pollen. It is partnered with some of the largest promoter brands, music festivals, such as We Are FSTVL (Austin City Limits), Bonnaroo and Electric Zoo, Live Nation, and many others.

The company has created hundreds of exclusive travel experiences featuring the world’s biggest talent and brands including J Balvin, Justin Bieber, and Duran Duran.

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